[Etoys] work around layout checking of msgfmt

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Sep 27 06:29:02 EDT 2007

On Sep 26, 2007, at 12:09 , korakurider wrote:

> Hi, Bert.
> --- Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
>> Are you aware of our discussions regarding reducing
>> the number of
>> translation files? While modularity is valuable, it
>> makes live harder
>> for translators and maintainers. Not sure who is
>> going to work on
>> this - you or Takashi? I filed a ticket anyway:
>> https://dev.laptop.org/ticket/3816
>     I know, but...
>     As in the previous discussion thread, I think more
> important questions would be
>     a) for the lookup of #translated, how to know correct
> domain of the receiver of #translated. without this b)
> can't be executed in real.

Can we use the class category as text domain, and if the translation  
is not found there, fall back to the one in global file?

>     b) how MOs/textdomains are packaged
>     After determing them we can formulate how to package
> POs, I think.
>     (We have been discussing about PO first.  But I think
> we need to think about textdomain first)
>     My current understanding is right now we don't have
> good strategy for a).  I come to deadlock around there...
>     Possible workaround Takashi proposed recently is that
> we use just only one domain for whole etoys system.  I
> think that is not bad, especially for FRS.  How do you
> think?

If this prevents a deadlock for now, yes.

- Bert -

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